U.S. total broiler slaughter for the week ending June 9 is estimated by USDA-AMS’s Poultry Market News Service to be 156,408,000 broilers, a 2-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier.

The 2-percent decrease in slaughter compares with a 5-percent decrease in eggs set in 19 states, 10 weeks earlier, and a 3-percent decrease in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in 19 states.

Week endingData from 19 states
Eggs setChicks placedEggs setChicks placed
change fromchange from10 weeks previous7 weeks previousU.S. broilers slaughtered
1 year2 years1 year2 years1 year1 year1 year
– 000 –%%– 000 –%%– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%
April
21200,1959697166,2089798195,48196163,34797154,825
97
28198,1629696166,6729798194,66394162,71496152,792
99
May
5199,8829696166,2339696195,25995163,01296151,715
95
12199,6939795167,0699698197,68795164,70595155,836
94
19200,3029795165,3589696198,73996165,71696157,987
97
26200,8649895166,9999798197,55195165,21796158,757
96
June
2200,4649895166,5809797196,48894164,79295142,351
97
9198,10095166,20897156,408
98

Note: Data in bold is subject to weekly revisions. All percentage changes are compared with year earlier.

 

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